Darcy Rose

The Answer

I volunteered at Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep’s booth a couple months ago during a tradeshow where they were recruiting photographers to volunteer for their service. If you’ve never heard of Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, I encourage you to find out more about them. They are a wonderful organization who sends a photographer, free of charge, to provide remembrance photography for families who are experiencing the loss of a baby. If you are a photographer who feels called to donate a few hours of your time a month for such a family, please look into…

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In The Beginning

Almost three years ago, life as I knew it ended. I was in the final weeks of my fifth pregnancy, anticipating the arrival of our baby girl, Darcy Rose. I was filling her closet with tiny pink outfits and putting the finishing touches on her nursery, a lovely, peaceful space I’d decorated in shades of cream, white and tan. I’d sit in the glider in the evenings after I’d put my other four children to bed, and I’d feel Darcy’s gentle movements from within, filled with anticipation about holding her in my arms and gazing into her precious, newborn face….

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